First Peoples, First Screens 2 is the second installment of a special Cinema Politica program that showcases Indigenous socially-engaged filmmaking from across Turtle Island, with a focus on the country known as Canada.
As a follow up to the 2016 program, this dynamic offering of animation, experimental, fiction and documentary works is divided into four thematic clusters and was curated by Jess Murwin (Mi’Kmaq), Conor McNally (Métis) and Ezra Winton.
All 20 films are circulating throughout the CP Network.
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An experimental short film on displacement and returning to Palestine via Google Streetview.
The story of Canadian Omar Khadr, detained at Guantánamo for almost a decade without charges.
A classic performance dealing with prostitution and anti-prostitution.
Alternative economist, politician and feminist Marilyn Waring explores the value of women's work.
A devoted father and filmmaker with a drive to keep the cameras rolling and show his son and the world what it means to live with disability.